Medical device startup Lazurite has received marketing clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ArthroFree wireless surgical camera system for minimally invasive surgery.
The modular system includes Lazurite’s Meridiem high-intensity lighting technology as well as battery, modern camera and wireless communication technologies.
It has also been designed to be compatible with patient data consoles, endoscopes and surgical displays.
Thanks to the ArthroFree system, surgical visualization in minimally invasive surgery is possible without the need for a camera and light wires.
Lazurite Chairman of the Board, Mark Froimson, said, “We are proud to have reached this major milestone on our journey to bring operating rooms across the country into the wireless era.
“Over the coming year, we will introduce the ArthroFree system to thousands of healthcare professionals at conferences, demonstrations, through distributors and group purchasing channels, and through partnerships with leading medical centers.
The company said the device was developed to deliver patient safety, improved operating room productivity and economic value through energy efficiency, cost savings and reduced operating times. installation and failure.
Lazurite CEO and Co-Founder Eugene Malinskiy said, “The idea for what is now the FDA-cleared ArthroFree System was born out of a very real need to create a safer and more efficient operating room in the benefit everyone involved – from patients to surgeons. to operating room teams at clinics and hospitals.
“The entire endoscopy market will benefit from our advances in minimally invasive surgical equipment in the future.”
Designed to simplify sterilization as well as minimize set-up and take-down times, the ArthroFree system eliminates the risks caused by fiber optic cables.